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From man mknod on Linux:

 c, u   create a character (unbuffered) special file

Why are there 2 letters for the same function.? Is there any subtle difference, or they are completely alike?

From man mknod

 c, u   create a character (unbuffered) special file

Why are there 2 letters for the same function. Is there any subtle difference or they are completely alike?

From man mknod on Linux:

 c, u   create a character (unbuffered) special file

Why are there 2 letters for the same function? Is there any subtle difference, or they are completely alike?

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Is there a difference between u and c in mknod

From man mknod

 c, u   create a character (unbuffered) special file

Why are there 2 letters for the same function. Is there any subtle difference or they are completely alike?